Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Devices

An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a device placed under the skin in the upper chest with leads inserted into the heart in order to deliver electrical impulses to treat cardiac dysrhythmias, particularly ventricular dysrhythmias. HealthTrust has created a patient education tool highlighting the cautionary information with regard to the use of smart phone devices and their potential impact on implantable devices.

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